When Your New Home Appraises Too Low

If you have finally located your dream home, congratulations! Now for the serious stuff: the financing. When it comes to having your home loan approved, there are a myriad of factors at play, but often loan applicants are side-lined by an unexpected problem; the low home appraisal. If your home is appraising at less than your purchase price and your previous estimates, it can throw a real monkey wrench in your home-buying plans. Read More 

Attending An Open House? 5 Etiquette Tips For A Good Experience

Attending an open house can be an educational and exciting part of house hunting. If you're planning to attend one, here's a short guide to the etiquette of being part of an open house. Be Polite. From the time you arrive, try to practice good manners. Make sure that the open house is going on before you barge into the home. There should be clear indications, such as an open door or greetings by a real estate agent or homeowner. Read More 

Why Fire Suppression Systems Are Vital In Your Real Estate Office

Fire suppression system services are vital for the installation of fire suppression systems. Furthermore, your real estate business needs a fire suppression system. You may think it does not; after all, it is just desks, chairs and a building, right? Actually, there is a lot more in your office that is far more important than desks and equipment. Here is why you definitely need a fire suppression system in your real estate office. Read More 

Tips To Avoid Buying Too Much House

If you are a first time home buyer, you have likely heard the warning to not buy too much house. This is a real concern, since often banks are willing to lend you more than you may be comfortable paying back, which can then lead to debt problems down the road. When looking at real estate, the following advice can help you avoid this trap. Tip #1: Plan for income loss Read More 

Old Or New: Which Home Is Right For You?

When you're in the market for a new home, you have a few choices for what type of home you can look for. You can look for an older home in an established neighborhood, a historic home in the the oldest areas of the city, or a new build home in a developing suburb or subdivision. Each has its advantages. Here are some things to consider when making the choice of which home is right for your needs and your budget. Read More